The Juliano Journal
Week of April 4-8
On Tuesday the students completed their final PARCC test. What an excitement that was! If your child missed any test because of an absence, he/she will be making up the test(s) next week.
On Monday the Meerkats will be celebrating their positive behavior and choices by spending the morning at Xtreme Wheels. The students may bring their own skates from home or they can rent skates from Xtreme Wheels at no cost. Please make sure your Meerkat brings or wears socks this day. If you are planning on helping out at this activity, please meet at Xtreme Wheels around 9:30. I am so looking forward to this trip, as I know all of the Meerkats are! It should be a great time!
Have a great weekend! Let's hope for some warmer weather!
Next week will be a fun week in language arts because the students will be writing their own folktales. The students will be responsible for creating a fictional story that includes characters who learn an important lesson. The students are so excited to have this chance to be creative, and some of them already have great ideas! Ask your child what moral his/her characters will learn in the folktale. :)
- to multiply and divide with multiples of 10, 100, and 1,000
- to use mental math to multiply
- to share money
- to find products of 2-digit numbers
In this unit students will learn multiple methods of multiplication with 2-digit numbers. Students will ultimately get to decide which method they like the best after learning and practicing each method.
It is so important that your child continues to practice multiplication facts each night. By the end of third grade, students are expected to be fluent in the facts 0-10, so please help your child find time to practice every day.
The first technique we discussed this week was rubbing. Students learned that they can make a picture of a textured object using the rubbing technique. They had so much fun rubbing different objects around the room, and had a great time guessing their classmates' mystery rubbings!
Students got to show their mystery rubbings on the document camera.
Students used different textured objects to make rubbings.
Students had so much fun guessing what mystery object their classmates rubbed!